The most picturesque and the most popular tourist route to the Observatory is the way from Dzembronia village to Vukhatyi Kamin mountain and further along the Chornohora Mountain Ridge to Pip Ivan mountain. On November 2-4, volunteers of “Karpatski Stezhky” Foundation, managed by Vasyl Fitsak – head of Yavirnyk search and rescue department, installed a new stand with schematic map of tourist routes and installed updated indicators in the center of Dzembronia village. Vasyl Fitsak informed about it at his Facebook page.Continue reading Arrangement of Routes within the suburbs of Dzembronia village
On August 24 – the Independence Day of Ukraine, play “Natsia” ( “the Nation”) after book by Mariia Matios was performed by actors of Ivano-Frankivsk Drama Theatre named after Ivan Franko in the premises of the former observatory at Pip Ivan mountain.
By means of the event called “Unattainable Nation”, the partners, recovering the observatory, commenced new additional social art project “THEATRICAL PIPIVANNIA AT OBSERVATORY” under the Project “Adaptation of former observatory on the Pip Ivan mountain to the needs of alpine rescue service training center“ (PIMReC) under financial assistance of the European Union within the cross-border cooperation Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020.Continue reading Hosts plan to hold further events for tourists within social art project
On the Independence Day of Ukraine actors of Ivano-Frankivsk Drama Theatre named after Ivan Franko will play the legendary performance “Natsiia” (“the Nation”) at different sites of the former observatory building at Pip Ivan mountain. Time and reference to live broadcast will be provided later.
By means of the event called “Unattainable Nation”, the partners that are recovering the observatory under the Project “Adaptation of former observatory on the Pip Ivan mountain to the needs of alpine rescue service training center” (PIMReC) that is being implemented under financial assistance of the European Union within the cross-border cooperation Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020, commence new additional social project – “THEATRICAL PIPIVANNIA AT OBSERVATORY”
The pray performance after the same name book by Mariia Matios (adaptation for the stage by the Honoured Artist of Ukraine – Rostyslav Derzhypilskyi) that has been known for 10 years already not only in Ukraine, but also far abroad, particularly in Poland, will uncover the tender wounds of the past within the decorations of the mountains and acting space of the former observatory building. This symbolic requiem will present its audience with confession and remission to “friends” or “foes”, “innocent” and “guilty” martyrs of history.
The project initiators hope that they will provide opportunity to watch online everything that will take place on the Independence Day at height of 2028 m with the help of modern technical devices. Presence at unique performance “Unattainable nation” about apocalyptic dilemmas of life and death, honour and dishonour, love and hatred, where the uncombinable combines, where styles and and trends, languages and religions are mixed.
In the Eastern Carpathians there is now the so-called “high tourist season”. Unfortunately, it is often associated with numerous accidents and interventions by mountain rescuers. As reported by the Department of State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Ivano-Frankivsk region, mountain rescuers provide aid to injured and lost tourists almost every day.Continue reading Mountain rescuers in action almost every day
Warning! A red danger level of the weather condition is announced!
During the day on June 23 in the Ivano-Frankivsk region heavy rain is expected. Local authorities announced the second orange danger level.
Mountain rescue services encourage tourists to register their mountain trips online.
This will allow rescuers to locate the group faster and provide assistance if needed.
You can register your hike route in the mountains by filling online form: HERE
Below You can find a list of Mountain Rescue Teams in Ivano-Frankivsk region to
register your trip by phone:
Ivano-Frankivsk Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 92
Vygoda Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 99
Osmoloda Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 98
Vorohta Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 95
Yaremche Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 94
Verkhovyna Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 96
Kosiv Mountain Rescue Team: +380-67-342 04 97
Yavirnyk Mountain Rescue Team (located in the Pip Ivan Mountain): +380-094-922
Today, on April 23, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book and Copyright Day. It is an annual event organized by the UNESCO to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.Continue reading The Climbing Books for World Book Day
A new hiking and camping season is not far off. That’s why before you are going to find the perfect backpacking tent, you should pay attention into the 5 main following decision points.Continue reading How to Choose a Backpacking Tent: 5 useful question
Nowadays mobile phone is one of the things that we almost always have in our pocket – also in the wild mountains. Modern phones provide many opportunities, and making phone calls has long ceased to be their main function. We spend more time using different apps. We asked our rescuers from Pip Ivan Mountain Rescue team and Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue Bieszczady Group to share their favorite outdoor apps and tested them out. Here are the top fifteen useful hiking apps.Continue reading 15 useful hiking apps